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3 Are All Summary Indicators of the Stance of Fiscal Policy Misleading?

3 Are All Summary Indicators of the Stance of Fiscal Policy Misleading? »

Source: How to Measure the Fiscal Deficit

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751928

Keywords: inflation, central bank, payments, credit, fiscal policy

That the unadjusted balance of the public sector’s financial operations is an unreliable indicator of the stance of fiscal policy has long been recognized by economists....

Articles of Agreement

Articles of Agreement »

Source: IMF History Volume 3 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume III: Documents

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451972511

Keywords: gold, member country, balance of payments, foreign exchange, international trade

The Final Act of the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference held at Bretton Woods from July 1 to July 22, 1944 included, inter alia, the Articles of Agreement of the International Mone...

7 Australia

7 Australia »

Source: Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

In this and the following six chapters, similarly structured notes on recent experience in payment system reform are presented for seven countries: Australia, 53...

18B. A German Perspective

18B. A German Perspective »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

The question of which institution of a country should be assigned responsibility for banking supervision is ultimately not a legal question that can be answered in a...

22B. An Analysis of the International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement

22B. An Analysis of the International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

This chapter deals specifically with the provisions of the International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement (IFEMA), 1 which was pub...

21B. An Explanation of, and Guide to, Business Reorganizations Under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

21B. An Explanation of, and Guide to, Business Reorganizations Under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

Introduction An important aspect of the U.S. bankruptcy system is the emphasis and importance placed on financial rehabilitation—both for individuals and businesses....

17B. Bank Supervision in the G-7 Countries

17B. Bank Supervision in the G-7 Countries »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

This chapter addresses central bank involvement in banking supervision, primarily in the Group of Seven (G-7) countries. In the United States, the Federal Reserve (t...

26B. Legal Issues Regarding Payment and Settlement

26B. Legal Issues Regarding Payment and Settlement »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

Central banks have a natural interest in understanding and improving existing mechanisms for completion of securities transfers. The Group of Ten central banks decid...

11B. Report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: National Deposit Insurance Has Worked to Promote Banking Stability

11B. Report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: National Deposit Insurance Has Worked to Promote Banking Stability »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

Overview During the 1980s, bank failures soared to levels not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s. During those years, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporat...

25B. Risks in the Large-Value Payment System and the Role of Netting

25B. Risks in the Large-Value Payment System and the Role of Netting »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

Real-Time Gross Settlement The principal systemic risk that preoccupies central banks today is settlement risk in respect of large-value payments. The collapse of a m...